Jesse James

Tight End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $2,284,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.18%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $8,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 4.50%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.50
  • Total Contract Value: $22,600,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $5,650,000
  • Position Ranking: 18/158 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $10,500,000
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 6' 7"
  • Weight: 261
  • College: Penn State
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2015 Draft, Round 5, #160 overall (Steelers)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $3,616,000

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201925$805,000$1,429,000$50,000$805,000$2,284,0001.2%
202026$3,800,000$1,429,000$50,000$2,550,000$5,279,0002.6%
202127$4,950,000$1,429,000$50,000$0$6,429,000--
202228$5,700,000$1,429,000$50,000$0$7,179,000--
202329$0$1,429,000$0$0$1,429,000--
Total$15,255,000$7,145,000$200,000$3,355,000$22,600,000
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Career Earnings: $10,835,912
Career APY: $2,708,978
Potential Earnings: $26,290,912
Total Guarantees: $10,708,912
Largest Cash Payment: $8,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,179,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedExpired20154$2,488,912$622,228$208,912$3,690,912148.3%$922,728
LionsUFAActive20194$22,600,000$5,650,000$10,500,000$7,145,00031.6%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers4$3,690,912$922,728$3,690,9120.0%$00.0%
Lions0$7,145,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Steelers$435,000$52,228$0$0$487,2280.3%$643,912
2016Steelers$525,000$52,228$0$0$577,2280.4%$525,000
2017Steelers$615,000$52,228$0$0$667,2280.4%$615,000
2018Steelers$1,907,000$52,228$0$0$1,959,2281.1%$1,907,000
2019Lions$805,000$1,429,000$50,000$805,000$2,284,0001.2%$8,000,000
2020Lions$3,800,000$1,429,000$50,000$2,550,000$5,279,0002.6%$3,850,000
2021Lions$4,950,000$1,429,000$50,000$0$6,429,000--$5,000,000
2022Lions$5,700,000$1,429,000$50,000$0$7,179,000--$5,750,000
2023Lions$0$1,429,000$0$0$1,429,000--$0
Total$18,737,000$7,353,912$200,000$3,355,000$26,290,912$26,290,912

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2015816.9%4.0%8567.01000.0000
20161678.9%21.8%393388.73000.0000
20171681.9%17.6%413638.93000.0000
20181650.4%16.3%3042314.12000.0000
2019553.3%17.2%5469.20000.0000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average